About

Ross Knight

Born in Lafayette, Indiana

Lives & works in Brooklyn, NY

 

 "These figurative sculptures are derived at through observations of the familiar and the unidentified or abstract."

Ross Knight

1962
Born in Lafayette, IN
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Education:

1987 BFA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
 

One Person Exhibitions: 

2016 Team Gallery, New York, NY 

2013 Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

2012 Team Gallery, New York, NY 

2007 Team Gallery, New York, NY 

2005 Team Gallery, New York, NY

2004 Display Contemporary Art Center, Prague, Czech Republic, 

2004 D Lyx Gallery, Malmo, Sweden
2004 Sculpture Center, New York, NY, In Practice Projects

2003 Team Gallery, New York, NY 

2000 Team Gallery, New York, NY 

1998 Team Gallery, New York, NY

Two-person Exhibitions:

2012 Frieze Art Fair, London, UK, Marc Hundley & Ross Knight

1996 Shark Editions, Toronto , Ontario, Canada (collaborative with Jackie McAllister)

1994 American Fine Arts Co. NY,NY Imi Knoebel or Evel Knievel? (collaborative Jackie McAllister)

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2019 Team Gallery, NY NY Sport Cult

2018 Salon 94 Gallery NY, NY Blood Clots (curated by Kayode Ojo) 

2017 Knockdown Center, Queens, NY, Unseen Hand (curated by Nikita Vishnevskiy)

2013 Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH, My Crippled Friend (curated by Michael

Goodson)

2012Grimm Gallery (Keizersgracht), Amsterdam, Netherlands, Pewter Wings, Golden Horns, Stone Veils (curated by Nick van Woert)

2011 Hendershot Gallery, New York, NY, Keep Out You Thieving Bastards

2010 Team Gallery, New York, NY, Forced Exposure (curated by Miriam Katzeff)

2008 Apex, New York, NY, Perverted by Theater (curated by Franklin Evans)

2006 Wanas Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden, Wanas 2006 (with catalog)

2004 Brooklyn College, New York, NY, Floorplay 

2004 D Lyx Gallery, Malmö, Sweden, Livingroom

2003 Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, NY, 2003 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition 

2003 JG Contemporary, New York, NY, Post / Contra Abstraction
2003 White Box Annex, New York, NY, The Ta Da Show (curated by Amy Davila)
2003 MoCA D.C., Washington, D.C., Abstract Infinity (curated by Felicity Hogan)

2002 P.S.1 Museum, New York, NY, Building Structures (curated by Klaus Biesenbach and Daniel Marzona) 

2002 d.u.m.b.o. Arts Center, New York, NY, Pass Me The Butterfly (curated by Tim and Frantiska Gilman-Sevcik)
2002 Alternative Space, London, UK, Love (curated by David Risley)

2001 Team Gallery, New York, NY, Perfunctory
2001 Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland (with catalogue)
1999 Team Gallery, New York, NY

1999 Tucson Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ, Interplay (curated by Caitlin Masley) 

1999 Team Gallery, New York, NY, Shiny Shiny
1998 P.S.1 Museum, New York, NY, Special Projects

1998 Team Gallery, New York, NY, Roomic Cube (for T.M.)

1997 Art Metropole, Toronto, Canada, Complete Shark Editions

1995 alternative space, Hartford, CT, Word of Mouth (curated by David Borawski) alternative space, 1995 New York, NY, High Anxiety (curated by Kenny Schachter) Sculpture Center, New York,

1995 NY Looky Loo (curated by Kenny Schachter)

1994 Castle Gallery, New Rochelle, NY, Toys/Art/Us

1993 Nordanstand Gallery, New York, NY

1990 P.S. 122 Gallery, New York, NY, Selections P.S.1 Museum, New York, NY, Studio Exhibitions

Awards/Fellowships:

2003 Emerging Artist Fellowship, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, NY

1988 National Studio Program, P.S. 1, New York, NY
1988 Fellowship Recipient, Minnesota State Arts Board/Jerome Foundation

Selected Bibliography:

2016

Grunthaner, Jeffrey "Sculptures of Synthetic Body Parts Mixed and Matched,

Ross Knight,"

Hyperallergic, March 2016 (with illustrations).

Schwendener, Martha, “SoHo and TriBeCa, a Cradle of Contemporary Art,” The New York Times,

April 21.
Gibson, Jeff, “Ross Knight,” Artforum, June, p.398 (with illustration).

Indrisek, Scott, "5 Must See- gallery Shows in New York," BlouinARTINFO

International March.

2012
Diaz, Eva, “Ross Knight,” Artforum, April, p. 210 (with illustration).
Maine, Stephen, “Exhibition Reviews: Ross Knight,” Art in America, April, pp. 116-117 (with

illustration).
“Ross Knight,” Modern Painters, April (with illustration).

2009
Fyfe, Joe, “Ross Knight: Sculptural Moments,” Sculpture, April, pp. 46-47 (with illustration).

2008
Maine, Stephen, “Ross Knight,” New York Sun, January 03, p. 22 (with illustration). Wilson, Michael, “Ross Knight,” Artforum, March, p. 363 (with illustration).

2007
Carlin, T.J., “Ross Knight,” Time Out, December 27, p. 71 (with illustration).

2003
Mar, Alex, “Gallery-Going: Ross Knight,” The New York Sun, January 30.
Levin, Kim, “Voice choice: Ross Knight,” The Village Voice, January 22-28, p. 87.
Lo, Melissa, “Sculpture Forever, Contemporary Sculpture (part II),” Flash Art, July-September, pp.

100-107.
Wilkin, Karen. “At the Galleries,” Partisan Review, Winter, pp. 113-124.

2002
Kunitz, Daniel, “At the Museum: Sculpting Architecture: How Architecture Resonates in Sculpture,”

The New York Sun, December 5, p. 1, 13.
Hawkin, Talya, “Gallery-Going: Pass Me the Butterfly,” The New York Sun, September 5, p. 10 (with

illustration).
Cotter, Holland, “Pass Me the Butterfly,” The New York Times, August 9, p. E33.

2001
Gilman-Sevik, Tim, “Reviews: Perfunctory,” Flash Art, October, p. 53.
Hunt, David, “Review,” Art/text, May/July, p. 91 (with illustration).
Metzger, Rainer. “Relatively Superlative: Thoughts on the Principle of the Outsize in Contemporary

Art,” Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland (exhibition catalog).

2000
Hunt, David, “Assembly Required: IKEA Project,” Smock, December, pp. 110-117 (with illustration). Moody, Tom, “Secondary Structures,” Sculpture, June, pp. 40-45 (with illustration).
“Ross Knight/Karen King,” The New Yorker, April 17, p. 20.

1999
Moody, Tom, “Review,” Artforum, April, p. 126.

1998
Levin, Kim, “Voice Choice,” Village Voice, December 22, p. 93.

1995
Borum, Jennifer P., “Looky Loo,” and “High Anxiety,” Artforum 34 (December 1995), p. 91. Young, Geoffrey, Looky Loo, Sculpture Center, New York, 1995 (exhibition brochure).

1994
Friedman, Lori and Young, James E., TOYS/ART/US, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New

York, 1994-95 (exhibition brochure).
Levin, Kim, “Imi Knoebel or Evel Knievel?” Village Voice, July 19, p. 67.

1988
Heiss, Alanna, International and National Studio Programs, The Institute for Contemporary Art, The

Clocktower Gallery, P.S.1 Museum, New York, 1988-89 (exhibition catalog).

Teaching Positions:

2014 - Present
Associate Professor at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2020 Ross Knight